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Truck sputtering going uphill.
I would only be speculating on this problem since you have altered the fuel tank system on the truck. I suspect that the fuel pump is getting starved of fuel and when you are going up a hill causes the...
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Noisy lifters
Hi. Noisy lifters can occur for a number of different reasons. The most common being low or old oil or a poor quality oil filter. If the oil filter is restricted or if it is full of debris, then the...
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Engine stalls when accelerating
The carburetor on the engine may be at fault if it has plugged main jets. The engine does not need too much fuel to rev it up when in park. If you can put it in park and slowly accelerate...
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Q: Transmission not engaging
Transmission oil needs to be changed at the correct service intervals and the correct fluid added. If you do not replace it as suggested, you run the risk of ruining your transmission when you do replace it. I suspect this...
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Why when I install a starter in truck it makes a lot of noise an then have to replace starter again the gears are grinded down
You may need to install a spacer to prevent the flywheel from touching the starter gear when the vehicle is running. This could be cause of both the noise and the worn down gears. If you need help with this...
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3 speed column trans problem.
Hi there, thanks for writing in. The shift linkage should first be checked to make sure it is going all the way in gear. Sometimes these vehicles had problems when motor mounts broke and it would not go into gear....
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When headlights are on, turn signals do not work - 1979 Ford F-100
If the items share a common ground or power circuit, there could be a loose connection or a bit of corrosion in the shared circuits in the steering column. The cross contact from corrosion growing across circuits can cause similar...
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To shift into drive gear, have to rev engine
Hi there, thanks for writing in about your 1982 Ford F-100. The new modulators may be to blame if the parts are not exactly like the original one and made somewhat the same way. This can lead to improper performance....
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Truck will not start, but lights still work - 1979 Ford F-100
Considering the loud clicking, have the battery tested and charged just to be sure. A loud clicking from the engine bay is a symptom of a failed or weak starter, low charge on the battery or a grounding problem in...
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The truck has problems shifting
Hello, thanks for writing in about your Ford F-100. Depending on the engine you have and if you have a manual transmission then you may have broken motor and transmission mounts that will cause the clutch linkage and shifter to...
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I have a 1965 Ford F100 with a pontiac 455 motor, what would be the pros and cons of 1) straight piping the truck and 2) would I l
Running straight exhaust off of the headers will cause the engine to have no back pressure and can cause cold air to get to the valves along with excessive oxygen and can overheat the headers and valves. It is recommended...
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Need wire connection details for 73 F100 ignition switch -Black, Yellow, Pink, Red w/Blue, & two Red w/Green on one terminal
Hi there. Unfortunately, we are unable to attach images or files to this Q & A section, so we're not able to assist you in this manner. I would suggest searching online for a wiring schematic for your 73 Ford...
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73 f100 360 FE lurches then stalls when put in gear
Hi there. Typically when you put the truck in gear and it stalls, it's caused by a fuel delivery problem; usually a defective fuel pump, dirty fuel filters or a fuel filter installed backwards in some instances. It could also...
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Q: Power problems
You may have defective ignition module or distributor pip sensor. I would suggest having a mechanic like one from YourMechanic check the problem for you or you can start by replacing the ignition module and see if it helps? You...
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Wiring harness cost for 54 ford f100
If you can find a mechanic that is willing to build a wire harness from scratch for the vehicle it will have to be straight time and materials to do it. This means if it takes 10 hours to make...

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